There's a "U" in Falkner
August 14, 2009 8:48 AM   Subscribe

Faulkner Friday: William Faulkner's connection with the University of Mississippi was a varied one, including a stint as an abysmal postmaster. Regardless, Ole Miss has put together a vast website dedicated to the writer. Learn about his life, his family tree, his home at Rowan Oak, and even a FAQ for those common questions. Learn about his novels, his short stories, and his poems. And if that's all old hat, how about information on his work in Hollywood, a source of academic resources on the writer, a listing of other websites on Faulkner, and lastly, a page of trivia, quotes, and quizzes.
posted by Atreides (7 comments total) 11 users marked this as a favorite
I'm disappointed that there is nothing confirming nor denying the story about Faulkner being found naked and drunk up a tree.
posted by Pollomacho at 9:27 AM on August 14, 2009

A few of my photos from Rowan Oak.
posted by ColdChef at 9:46 AM on August 14, 2009

There's no U in Falkner, but there is a U in "there's no U in Falkner". Spooky.
posted by scalefree at 10:04 AM on August 14, 2009

It's Faulkner Friday again? Funny how it creeps up on you.
posted by Edgewise at 10:34 AM on August 14, 2009 [1 favorite]

there's also no U in Falk.
posted by jdfalk at 10:34 AM on August 14, 2009

What the faulk?
posted by Pollomacho at 10:40 AM on August 14, 2009

My dad went to Ole Miss. He really admired Mr. Faulkner.
posted by geekhorde at 9:02 PM on August 14, 2009

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